Pro/rNGINEER Wildfire Tips & Tutorial (Pro/E Wildfire 4.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 2.0 and 2001)

ProE Wildfire Tips & Tutorials

ProE Wildfire Part Design Tips & Tutorials

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TUTORIAL: Create Spring using Helical Sweep in Pro/E

TUTORIAL: Create Spring using Helical Sweep in Pro/E

TUTORIAL: Create Spring using Helical Sweep in Pro/ENGINEER Version: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0, Wildfire4.0 There are a few methods to model spring in Pro/ENGINEER. Below is a tutorial shows you how to create a spring using the Helical Sweep tool. Helical sweep tool is still using the pre-wildfire interface in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 3.0. So, for those who start using Pro/E from Wildfire version, the interface may not too friendly to...

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TIPS: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Exclude Pattern Instances

TIPS: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Exclude Pattern Instances

TIPS: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Exclude Pattern Instances Version: Pro/E Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0 There are a few important improvements for pattern feature in ProE Wildfire 2.0. Besides the direction and axis pattern, you can now exclude the pattern instances in the pattern command. These improvements are being carried forward to ProE Wildfire 3.0, ProE Wildfire 4.0 and later version.

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TUTORIAL: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Reference Pattern

TUTORIAL: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Reference Pattern

TUTORIAL: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Reference Pattern Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0 This tutorial shows you the Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire reference type pattern tool and the requirement to get it works. Download the ProE part file used in this tutorial here (ProE file: reference pattern.prt ).

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ProE Wildfire Surface Design Tips & Tutorials

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TUTORIAL: Advanced Surface in Pro/E Wildfire – General Blend (Bottle Tutorial 3)

TUTORIAL: Advanced Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – General Blend (Bottle Tutorial 3) Versions: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0We are going to create the surface for the bottom part of the bottle in this tutorial. This surface is a dome shape surface as well but instead of Free Form Surface, we...

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TUTORIAL: Swept blend in Wildfire3.0 (int-sketches)

 TUTORIAL: Swept blend in Wildfire3.0 (int-sketches)

TUTORIAL: Create swept blend using internal sketches in Pro/E Wildfire3.0 Version: Wildfire 3.0 only Swept blend feature is modernized in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 3.0 and it is now comes with dashboard and interactive preview. The new GUI consolidates all the feature types together which includes of protrusion, cut, surface, surface trim, thin protrusion,...

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TUTORIAL: Create Boundary Blend Surface with 3 Boundaries in Pro/E Wildfire

TUTORIAL: Create Boundary Blend Surface with 3 Boundaries in Pro/E Wildfire

TUTORIAL: Create Boundary Blend Surface with 3 Boundaries in Pro/E Wildfire Version: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire3.0, Wildfire 4.0 Boundary blend is one of the advanced surface features (parametric surface) in Pro/ENGINEER. Boundary blend feature can be created from 2 boundaries / curves and onwards. This tutorial walks you thru the steps...

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ProE Wildfire Drawing Tips & Tutorials

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TIPS: Component Display Color in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing

TIPS: Component Display Color in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing

TIPS: Component Display Color in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 All the components are displayed in white by default. When you want to make a component different than others, different line types or colors may be your first thought. However, how to change the display color for a component in Pro/ENGINEER drawing?

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TIPS: Create Partial View in Pro/Detail

TIPS: Create Partial View in Pro/Detail

TIPS: Create Partial View in Pro/Detail Version: Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 Partial view is used when we want to create views focused to a specific portion/location. By the name of the partial view, we understand that it is a view which is displaying a part or a portion from the full view. The image below illustrated an example of the partial view. Below is a tip showing how to create a partial view...

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TIPS: Useful System Parameters in Pro/E Drawing

TIPS: Useful System Parameters in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 To display a drawing label indicating the model’s useful information in Pro/ENGINEER, you will need to make use of some system parameters. The tables below list down the most commonly used system parameters in Pro/E Drawing. Symbol ‘&’ is used as the syntax to display the system parameter in a note or text field. These system parameters are reserved...

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ProE Wildfire Assembly Modeling Tips & Tutorials

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TUTORIAL: Spring - Make Flexible in Pro/E Assembly

TUTORIAL: Spring - Make Flexible in Pro/ENGINEER Assembly Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0 and Wildfire3.0 Elastic items always fit into the assigned space in an assembly. It may change its length, width, major & minor diameter or/and so on. Common elastic items in engineering are spring (compression, tension, torsion), rubber and foam.In any MCAD, we used to draw a few of the elastic model with different dimensions. For example, spring can...

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TUTORIAL: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Assembly Restructure Tool

TUTORIAL: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Assembly Restructure Tool Version: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0 The assembly restructure tool allows you to reorder your assembly structure between main assembly and sub assemblies in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire. Below are the operations than you can perform using the assembly restructuring tool.1. Move a component from main assembly to sub-assembly.2. Move a component from sub-assembly to main...

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ProE Wildfire Sheet Metal Tips & Tutorials

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TUTORIAL: Modify bend radius during SM conversion

TUTORIAL: Modify bend radius during Sheetmetal conversionVersion: 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0 & Wildfire 3.0Pro/ENGINEER takes the default bend radius side and bend radius dimension from Sheetmetal parameters when a conversion is created. The default bend is always an inside radius type with the radius dimension of thickness value. After the rips are created, you can still able to modify the bend radius dimension at specific bend.

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TIPS: Form Feature in Pro/E Pro/SheetMetal

TIPS: Form Feature in Pro/E Pro/SheetMetal

TIPS: Form Feature in Pro/SheetMetal Version: 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0Sheetmetal form feature require a reference part (tooling) to merge the tool geometry to the sheet metal part in Pro/ENGINEER. So, before creating a form feature in Pro/SheetMetal, you are required to prepare the reference part (tooling) first. There are two types of reference part which you can choose to use, punch or die. Both types basically can create...

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TIPS: Set the default bend radius for Sheetmetal part

TIPS: Set the default bend radius for Pro/E Sheetmetal part Version: 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0 & Wildfire 3.0 Pro/ENGINEER takes the default bend radius side and bend radius dimension from Sheetmetal parameters whenever a bend is created. The default bend is always inside radius type with the thickness value as radius. To get a specific value of bend radius, you will need to do some setting...

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ProE Wildfire Mold Design Tips & Tutorials

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TIPS: Apply Shrinkage by Scaling in Pro/MOLD, Pro/ENGINEER

TIPS: Apply Shrinkage by Scaling in Pro/MOLD, Pro/ENGINEER

TIPS: Apply Shrinkage by Scaling in Pro/MOLD, Pro/ENGINEER Version: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 There are many options available in the Shrinkage by Scale dialog box. Among them, the most commonly used is the formula 1+S with Isotropic options. This article basically explains all the options in detail so that you are able to apply shrinkage in different conditions.

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About Pro/MOLD for Pro/ENGINEER

About Pro/MOLD for Pro/ENGINEER

About Pro/MOLD for Pro/ENGINEER Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 Pro/MOLD is an optional module that runs on top of Pro/ENGINEER. This module provides specific tools which help you to design your molds easier and faster. Pro/MOLD is suitable for plastics part mold maker as well as die casting mold maker. By default, Pro/MOLD is installed during the standard Pro/ENGINEER installation but you will need to have a Pro/MOLD license to run...

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TUTORIAL: Basic Mold Design with Pro/MOLD in Pro/E (Part 1)

TUTORIAL: Basic Mold Design with Pro/MOLD in Pro/E (Part 1) Version: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 This tutorial will guide you thru on how to design a mold cavity using Pro/MOLD in Pro/ENGINEER. A simple mobile phone casing is being use in this tutorial which it does not contain any slider and insert in the mold. The objective of this tutorial is to help you to understand the process...

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ProE Wildfire Sketcher, Config & MISC Tips & Tutorials

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TIPS: How to set the Dates Format in Pro/E Drawing?

TIPS: How to set the Dates Format in Pro/E Drawing?

TIPS: How to set the Date’s Format in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing? Version: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0How can I set the date’s format in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing when I’m using the ‘&todays_date’ system parameter in my drawing template?

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TUTORIAL: Convert unit for a part in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire

TUTORIAL: Convert unit for a part in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire

TUTORIAL: Convert unit for a part in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0This tutorial shows you how to convert the unit for a part model in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire. To begin, open a Pro/E part file which you want to convert its unit. The part shown below was created using inch as the dimensions unit.

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TIPS: Set Dimensions and Notes Colors in Pro/E Wildfire

TIPS: Set Dimensions and Notes Colors in Pro/E Wildfire

TIPS: Change Dimensions and Notes Colors in Pro/E Wildfire Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 How can I set the notes and dimensions color in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire drawing?  

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